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Oct 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
's for and -- foreign minister. >> addressing the u.n. general assembly, he claimed that france, the u.s., saudi arabia, qatar, and turkey were injured. in the syrian domestic fears -- were interfering in syrian domestic affairs. in syria itself, dozens of civilians have died in the army shelling and air raids at various flashpoints. that is according to the syrian observatory for human rights. they have been named -- peer steinbruck has been named as a candidate for chancellor in next year's election. >> this nomination is expected to receive widespread endorsement at a special party conference in december. >> the unanimous support of the party executive was no doubt a welcome surprise for peer steinbruck. while the election is still a long way away, he is already setting the tone for the campaign. >> it may involve a bit of humor and a bit of wit. some of the best weapons to use against your political opponents are wit and positive imagery with other than just a head-on attack. >> steinbruck says germany needs to put the focus back on a socially-just a market economy. -- socially-just market economy.
Oct 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
with syria. at least nine others were injured. the turkish foreign minister brief to the u.n. envoy to syria on the attack. a shell hit the same town last friday but there were no deaths. >> for more, we can go to suzanne in istanbul. what more can you tell us about the incident? can we be sure who fired it? >> the turks into be sure because they have already fired back. the prime minister has said they have attacked after determining targets on the syrian site and they said they hit their targets. they have retaliated so for the first time this is a tit-for- tat. so the situation is hot. >> can we expect any more pressure from within turkey for more action? >> absolutely. the prime minister and the foreign minister have been on the phone calling everybody. they especially expect a move from nato. the turks were not happy when they shrugged their shoulders the last time around. and now they really want to see solidarity. nato ambassadors are going to meet tomorrow and we can be sure turkey will pressure nato. >> obviously a developing situation. thank you very much. a few hours to go into th
Oct 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in syria will not spiral into a wider conflict. >> there has been jostling argument -- on the u.n. security council on how to respond to this situation. turkey's allies want a statement condemning the action by the syrians. >> western diplomats complained that russia's proposals would weaken the statement to an unacceptable degree. >> all sides have been voicing grave concern at the syrian civil war spilling over into the wider region. >> chancellor angela merkel expressed regret for the loss of life in turkey. she urged both sides to show discretion. >> we call on all parties to remain level headed. but it is clear that germany condemned the syrian attacks on germany -- on turkey. we stand beside turkey. >> stern countries were united in saying that the conflict cannot -- western countries were united in saying that the conflict cannot be allowed to spill over into neighboring countries. >> we do not want to see a continuing escalation of this incident. >> but syria's ally, russia, took a different tack. foreign minister certification a blackrock said the fault did not lie with -- foreign
Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm PDT
of pushing back on the peace process. >> we will not solve our conflict with libelous speeches at the u.n. that is not the way to solve them. we will not solve our conflict with unilateral declarations of statehood. we have to sit together, negotiate together, and reach a mutual compromise in which a demilitarized palestinian state recognizes the one and only jewish state. >> dw's correspondent has been covering all the action for us. earlier, we asked if anything new came out of abbas' speech. >> the topics he touched upon have been the same for decades now. the important part was, as many as expected -- as many expected, he will go for new status within the united nations. for now, they are what is called permanent observers, but they want to become a non-member state, meaning that would give them more capacities -- for example, to apply to be part of the international criminal court or the world health organization. he said he would do that within the next -- or this session of the general assembly, which ends sept. in a year. >> where are the chances of non-member staff is being grant
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
challenge to the international order and to the u.n. charter. reply to refute china's claim. >> from 1885, surveys of the senkaku islands has been conducted by japan. through these surveys, it was confirmed the senkaku islands have not only been uninhabited, but showed no trace of being under control of china. >> china's ambassador then presented his own rebuttal. he accused japan of blatantly distorting history. this territorial dispute isn't just creating political friction. japanese companies in china are feeling the chill and seeing the impact on their bottom line. nhk surveyed four japanese firms. stores have removed jvpz products from their shelves. because of the producing delay and customs. representatives of one retail say sales from plunged 30% to 40% from the seasonal average. spokespersons for the japan external trade organization says one japanese company lost a contract it landed with a local chinese government. a non-japanese rival ended up getting the work. government officials have put orders on hold. >>> now, the people who run japanese businesses in china are also worri
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